ARMY Magazine November 2010 

Volume 60, Number 11

Listed below are selected articles and features from our November 2010 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and receive a subscription as part of your membership.

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 Front & Center

Restoration: A Challenging Demand
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
"Coping with the situation during the next decade will be a significant challenge . . ." 

To Bring About a Better Peace
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
A better peace seems to have two necessary and intermingled components."

Sowing Seeds to Cultivate Future Army Leaders
By COL Rick Nussio
"It remains imperative that the U.S. Army officer corps increasingly emphasize its professional development programs."

Wars Are Easier to Get Into Than Out Of
By BG Huba Wass de Czege, USA Ret.
"Strategic decision making is far more difficult for two chief reasons."

 Selected Features

Economy of Force to Strategic Cornerstone: The Past, Present and Future of the Afghan National Security Forces
By LTG William B. Caldwell IV
The pace of training and fielding Afghan National Army and National Police units has increased, putting more Afghan security units into the fight as responsibility shifts from U.S. forces to Afghan forces.

2010 ARMY Magazine Photo Contest
Here is a sample of the best photographs in ARMY’s 15th annual photo contest.

 A Dialogue About Our Army: A Campaign of Learning to Achieve Institutional Adaptation
By GEN Martin E. Dempsey
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has launched a campaign designed to foster innovative thinking about how the Army develops leaders and organizes, trains, and equips soldiers and units.

Charting the Army’s Direction
By LTG Michael A. Vane
In the face of the realities of the current operational environment, the Army’s new conceptual framework addresses the growing ambiguity, complexity, uncertainty and risks facing soldiers.

The Fighting Doughboys of the American Expeditionary Forces
By COL Cole C. Kingseed, USA Ret.
GEN John J. Pershing’s memoirs cite three American soldiers who served heroically in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I: MAJ Charles Whittlesey, CPL Alvin York and CPT Samuel Woodfill.

A Soldier’s Thoughts On Training, Leadership
By LTG Mark P. Hertling and PFC Jennifer Prowell
One young soldier with an unusual choice of MOS reflects the spirit and the commitment of today’s warfighter.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Standards on Remote Outposts

Recognizing the tendency for junior leaders to relax certain standards during long deployments at remote positions, company commanders discuss the value of standards and a common-sense approach to enforcing them.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969
David Eisenhower with Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power
Robert D. Kaplan